The Young Computer Scientist Weekend
The Young Computer Scientist Weekend
The Young Computer Scientist Weekend gives students aged 15-18 a chance to test-drive life working in the world of tech. Learn from top computer scientists as they guide you through a series of interactive activities: take a coding masterclass, design a website, and learn how to understand the mind of a user. You will also get expert advice on how to become a successful computer scientist, with guidance on university choices, extra-curricular activities, work experience and more.
You can attend either in-person in London or live online. Register now to gain an edge over other aspiring computer scientists, and a super-curricular experience to add to your university application.
Professional computer scientists will coach you through a range of interactive activities:
- Become a full-stack developer: design an exciting new web app for your client
- Learn how to create the ultimate user experience
- You will be trained on how to fulfil your ambitions of becoming a top computer scientist
- An action plan of how to break into tech, starting now
- Coaching by experts on: A-level/IB choices, university and degree selection; extra-curricular activities; work experience; application and interview techniques
- Hear from successful computer scientists and ask them all your burning questions
- Q&A panel with software engineers from a range of backgrounds
- Attendance demonstrates you’ve gained key skills such as teamwork, problem-solving and logical thinking
- Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your applications
- Included in your programme fee is one year’s access to our work experience platform, AmbitionX
- Over 100 hours of live and interactive online sessions with professionals from 15 different industries
- Gain experience points and certificates for every session you complete
This programme is for students aged 15-18. No prior knowledge or experience is required. The programme involves a mixture of interactive simulations, exercises and Q&A sessions. You can choose to attend the programme either in-person in London or ‘Live Online’; the content is the same for both.
In-Person: £195/student for full day
'Live Online’: £165/student for full day
There is no application process, and you can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are limited.
- 10th March 2024
- University College London (UCL)
University College London (UCL),
- 12th November 2023 - 11am - 5:30pm (UK Time)
Included in your programme fee is one year’s access to our work experience platform, AmbitionX. This gives you access to 100+ hours of live and interactive online sessions with professionals from 15 different industries. This is an excellent opportunity to gain a huge variety of professional experience to include in university and job applications. For each session you attend, you will receive experience points and a certificate!
In the unlikely event that the in-person programme is completely cancelled because of Covid-19 then students will receive a refund. We have never yet had to cancel a London summer experience, having successfully delivered programmes during the summers of 2020 and 2021, with strict social distancing and excellent feedback. We shall of course adhere to all Covid-related government guidelines in place at the time of the programme and keep student safety as the highest priority.
If you pay via credit because you postponed a previous booking then the credit note will be reissued to you in full.
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